Hey, I'm Cecilia!

West Hollywood, California

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

HIGHWAY ONE

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Experimental, Satire

Set in rural California, HIGHWAY ONE is loose adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull. Anna, who was once the most popular gal in school is hos

56%

12 days left

82 followers

Butch Pal for the Straight Gal

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Five queer women making over straight women worldwide, spreading a message of empowerment, self-love, and a mutual appreciation for flannel.

64%

12 days left

133 followers

Submittan

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Sci-Fi

In a dystopian future, overpopulation is strangling a city. Chase, a mother of two, helps aid the city in its struggles... at a dire cost.

52%

12 days left

53 followers

Fishing

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Other

A collision course between two childhood friends battling with generations-old traditions fight for their future when a sister goes missing.

0%

27 days left

5 followers

Not Home

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

A female space traveler reflects on her peoples landing on Alpha Centauri b and her uneasiness about being there and her continuing doubt.

6%

10 days left

7 followers

Spell It Out In Neon

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Romance

After a romantically naive twenty-something recognizes that her commitment phobic “friend” may not reciprocate her feelings, she demands HE

64%

10 days left

67 followers

Duranguito

El Paso, Texas Film Feature
Documentary

Antonia Morales and Romelia Mendoza are the last two residents of Duranguito.

53%

10 days left

107 followers

6 Degrees of Sunset

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Drama

A tarot card-reading stripper, an ambitious podcaster, and queer Brazilian immigrant cross paths through a desire for love and success in L.

44%

9 days left

74 followers

Brothers

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

Brothers Taylor and Elijah cope with unexpected loss as they prepare themselves for their father's funeral.

53%

9 days left

67 followers

Stay Don't Go

New York City, New York Film Short
Crime, Thriller

As the search for a missing girl goes cold - Martha, a devoted volunteer, stumbles across a possible lead & takes matters into her own hands

119%

9 days left

60 followers

SUMMER DAZE

Hampton, Virginia Film Short
Drama

A teenager reluctantly seeking a summer job is thrust into adulthood following the untimely death of his mother.

8%

9 days left

8 followers

Condolence

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

A young doctor seeks forgiveness from a patient.

95%

9 days left

92 followers

Dream Girl

New York City, New York Film Short
Fantasy, Romance

A married man falls hopelessly in love with the girl of his dreams: literally. Now he must choose between fantasy and reality.

33%

9 days left

43 followers

Anandi - A Wesleyan Thesis Film

Middletown, Connecticut Film Short
Drama, Family

An ambitious medical student studies for a major exam as her toxic relationships with her South-Asian husband and white lover intensify.

94%

8 days left

49 followers

A Dixie Christmas Dinner

Jackson, Mississippi Film Short
Comedy

Millicent, a southern matriarch will go to great lengths to have the perfect Christmas dinner with her family. No matter what!

50%

8 days left

49 followers

The Devil's Advocate

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A maniacal preacher & his gunslinging assistant hunt down archangels as they're about to meet their most formidable foe: a 16 year-old girl.

46%

7 days left

81 followers

Las Jíbaras

San Juan, Puerto Rico Film Short
Documentary

Three generations of Puerto Rican women farmers making the choice to fight for food, for the people and by the people, post-Hurricane Maria.

110%

6 days left

154 followers

BAD TRIP

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Action, Thriller

When a wife realizes she was taken on a one-way trip by her husband, she uses the help of a mysterious hitchhiker to get rid of him instead.

54%

5 days left

35 followers

The Legacy Sessions

Arlington, Virginia Film Short
Drama

A troubled high school teenager develops a friendship with a 95-year-old woman at a retirement home.

86%

2 days left

192 followers

Good Counsel

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Crime, Drama

A desperate couple seeks professional marital advice. As the chaos in their marriage boils to the surface, the darkest truth is exposed.

67%

2 days left

35 followers

This Old Dog

Chattanooga, Tennessee Film Short
Drama

While searching for their lost dog, a father struggles with revealing one of life's harshest realities to his son.

100%

2 days left

39 followers

Aurora

Shreveport, Louisiana Film Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

A woman wakes up in a strange surreal place where she starts mysteriously reliving memories.

68%

1 day left

78 followers

NOOR

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

Noor, a 35 year-old Syrian refugee driving for Uber, deals with a rider while her husband in Syria tries to reach her for five minutes.

100%

21 hours left

37 followers

The Flipside

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Five Filipino American actors try finding their way in Hollywood and life in this fake reality show comedy.

2%

19 hours left

10 followers

if I go

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

While reading her dad's old journals, Kate finds blueprints for a spaceship. Soon, Kate begins to build unsure of where it might take her.

109%

This project got the green light!

The Imperfect Picture

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

In a world obsessed with perfection, an eclectic woman realizes that life is better imperfect.

88%

This project got the green light!

On Strange Soil

Denver, Colorado Film Feature
Documentary

For the first time in its history, the Antiquities Act is challenged, resulting in a handful of grassroots organizers banding together in ru

5%

14 days left

41 followers

Sister Una Lived a Good Death

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary

Follow Sister Úna through the last nine months of her life, as she checks things off of her bucket list and teaches us how to live and die.

107%

This project got the green light!

The Weight of Perfection

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Other

Young Olympic gymnast Ellen finds herself entangled in Coach Amanda’s unresolved web of psychological damage and a dangerous game with fire

112%

This project got the green light!

The Campaign

Atlanta, Georgia Series
Comedy, Fantasy

Seven friends reunite for a game of Dungeons and Dragons, and find themselves becoming a little too involved in the game.

47%

13 days left

68 followers

Red Snow

South Lake Tahoe, California Film Feature
Horror, Comedy

A struggling horror novelist unwittingly invites a real-life vampire into her cabin at Christmastime.

64%

13 days left

65 followers

Rose

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Teen

Grieving the suicide of her best friend, a young college student decides to take matters into her own hands and confront the perpetrator.

102%

This project got the green light!

Crabs in a Barrel

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy

Celebrating your friends is super exciting…unless you’re the least successful person in the room.

86%

This project got the green light!

Daruma

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

PATRICK must enlist the help of his neighbor ROBERT to take the daughter he never knew he had to live with her maternal grandparents.

30%

8 days left

124 followers

Fugitive Zero - Action/Thriller Short Film

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Action, Thriller

An escaped convict discovers he's taking part in a live simulation where every moral decision determines his eligibility for parole.

86%

This project got the green light!

ROOM SERVICE

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

After months holed up in a plush hotel, Ariana finally decides to exit her room when her only friend tells her he's leaving town.

80%

This project got the green light!

Now and Again

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary, Family

When a grandfather loses his memory to Alzheimer’s, his grandsons go on a bicycle adventure to find it.

88%

This project got the green light!

LINA

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Three generations of women face a difficult challenge when one of them begins to deterioate.

82%

This project got the green light!

Crimson City

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Horror

A vampire hunter who flees to NYC to start escape her old life of killing the undead and accidentally kills a vampire on her first day in th

84%

1 day left

181 followers

Hot Toddy

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Crime

Stay sexy and go kill some bitches.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Request

Mountain View, California Film Short
Crime, Drama

A down on his luck ride-share driver picks up a mysterious woman passenger and soon finds himself the prime suspect in a murder case.

104%

This project got the green light!

We Suffer

Denver, Colorado Film Short
Horror

Two brothers return from the Vietnam war when they are summoned home by a strange letter from their mother.

80%

This project got the green light!

Freeman Hospitality

Atlanta, Georgia Series
Sci-Fi, Thriller

In 2055 a black family-run security firm escorts a foreign journalist into the badlands of South Georgia to interview a local tyrant

131%

This project got the green light!

Obstruction of Justice: The True Meaning

New York City, New York Series
Documentary

This seven-part docu-series explores the stories of the formerly incarcerated and highlights the factors impacting successful reentry.

45%

20 days left

94 followers

MICHELLE

Middletown, Connecticut Film Short
Drama, Family

A coming of age story about a teenage girl trying to be an adult, only to get in over her head.

100%

This project got the green light!

Interested In, Season 2

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Drama

A coming of age original series about the steamy, fumbling sexual encounters of a recently out college student.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Atang - short film

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A Filipino American teen is able to communicate with her late grandpa's spirit after providing a food offering on All Souls Day.

91%

This project got the green light!

"Brownie" - A Senior Thesis Production

Middletown, Connecticut Film Short
Comedy, Romance

When Brownie, a small-town Jewish tailor, falls for the hairdresser next door, he must take on the Italian mob to win her love.

119%

This project got the green light!

My House - Short Film

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Home is where the heart is. But when it’s been broken by past trauma, how do we put the pieces back together and build a brighter future?

84%

This project got the green light!

Christmas Eve Eve

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A comedy about a woman who travels home to Kentucky for the holidays to confront an unresolved family trauma.

104%

This project got the green light!

111 : A Short Film

Syracuse, New York Film Short
Drama, Romance

A young girl and her father go on a turbulent visit to her grandfather’s grave; meanwhile, a chaste nun struggles with her growing desire fo

83%

This project got the green light!

Nice Trick

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A jaded 30-something actress on the verge of quitting her dream, meets a magician who's greatest trick requires her own magic.

100%

This project got the green light!

Enid's Wall

Harwich, Massachusetts Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

Enid’s Wall is a ghost story. A coming-of-older-age drama. A love letter to the sea. But, above all, it’s a story about belonging.

87%

This project got the green light!

Breakfast at the Sunset Saloon

Tempe, Arizona Film Short
Action, Western

In the Old West, a wicked salesmen has created a Saloon of broken promises. His paradise falls when a girl comes to save her brother.

100%

1 hour left

48 followers

Cat Burglars

Rumson, New Jersey Film Short
Drama, Action

A young parkour athlete struggles with his abusive father until his older brother returns in his life and asks him to burglarize a house.

100%

This project got the green light!

Abby & Emily Go To Palm Springs

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Two women navigate each other's love languages while on a road trip to Palm Springs.

105%

This project got the green light!

Crazy Sexy Oreos

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

A Comedy about Two Black Ladies Navigating the Comedy Scene and Dating LA.

82%

This project got the green light!

Finding Normal Season Two

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Ashley continues her quest to "find normal" as she navigates the treacherous waters of adulting; her first job and her first romance!

100%

This project got the green light!

18 1/2 - A Feature Film

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Thriller

A Nixon staffer tries to leak the 18 1/2-minute tape in this kick-ass 70s-era Watergate conspiracy thriller/dark comedy.

172%

This project got the green light!

The Hanging Stranger

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Sci-Fi, Thriller

After a woman's reaction to a dead body exposes herself to a brainwashed public, she must work to stay undetected and make it home safe.

101%

This project got the green light!

Petit Rat

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary, Family

A young girl's dream to become a dancer is cut short by World War II . As her daughters struggle with her legacy, they reveal how familial l

101%

This project got the green light!

Laurie's Second Least Favorite Prom Night Massacre

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Horror

30 years after her prom night ended in a bloody tragedy, Laurie must step in to stop the same thing from happening to her daughter.

100%

This project got the green light!

Trust Issues Movie

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A young and traumatized musician navigates trust issues, new love, and a destabilized career.

93%

This project got the green light!

The Beauty in Trying

Washington, District of Columbia Film Short
Documentary, Experimental

After experiencing life-altering trauma, a woman finds that she must reclaim her life in dance in order to heal.

112%

This project got the green light!

Los Aliens

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Sci-Fi

A migrant family attempts a desert crossing. Border Patrol moves in. An alien intervenes.

80%

This project got the green light!

Afro

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Teen, Shorts Program

After multiple encounters with her bully and a little academic inspiration, an African-American teen girl finally stands up for herself agai

80%

This project got the green light!

The Alternate

Oakland, California Film Feature
Sci-Fi, Thriller

Upon unlocking a portal to an alternate dimension where his dreams have come true, struggling filmmaker Jake must confront his ideal self.

85%

This project got the green light!

The Tunnel

Detroit, Michigan Film Short
Sci-Fi, Thriller

A couple fall victim to a series of hate crimes in their new home and discover a tunnel in their basement with a time dilation.

82%

This project got the green light!

Pizzaman

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Horror, Thriller

Cheese, Pepperoni, and Murder!

120%

This project got the green light!

Only You

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A man comes home to find his stalker waiting... with dinner in the oven.

85%

This project got the green light!

Lost In Moldova

Chisinau, Moldova Series
Comedy, Drama

“Lost in Moldova” is a fish out of water dramedy web series set in the Republic of Moldova in Eastern Europe.

91%

This project got the green light!

Chinese Speaking Vampires

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Action

Desperate actor becomes a vampire and uses his new powers to land a movie role and the girl but then must choose between life and the undead

80%

This project got the green light!

For the Love of Monsters

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A soft spoken Nigerian girl comes to the U.S. to visit her relatives and realizes a monster she's familiar with is living under the veds.

102%

This project got the green light!

Running With My Girls (Post Production)

Denver, Colorado Film Feature
Documentary

Racing to Finish the Project

81%

This project got the green light!

A Night at Fairbrooke Lounge

West Hollywood, California Film Short
Film-Noir, Horror

The prospect of love seems dismal for an aging movie star on Christmas eve, until a mysterious woman walks through the lounge doors.

81%

This project got the green light!

Fundraising MARTINGALE'S Post-Production Budget

Seattle, Washington Film Feature
Crime, Film-Noir

Revenge is a real mess

80%

This project got the green light!

Low Strung

Chicago, Illinois Series
Comedy

An audacious pair of black friends explore social issues and chaotic endeavors through a surreal lens in Chicago.

86%

This project got the green light!

Shift

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A nurse working a night shift must confront her personal demons after her sister is brought into the hospital in critical condition.

107%

This project got the green light!

The Ball Method

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Biography, Drama

The untold story of African American chemist Alice Ball, who at the age of twenty-three found an effective treatment for leprosy in 1915.

109%

This project got the green light!

Hotline: Digital Series

New York City, New York Series
Drama, LGBTQ

Attorney Hazel Clarke becomes involved at a suicide hotline and begins to look like a murderer after the suspicious death of her sister.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Pushouts

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Documentary

THE PUSHOUTS is the story of Victor Rios’ evolution from school pushout to UC professor and thought leader on the school-to-prison pipeline.

91%

This project got the green light!

Tajari

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Animation

Only when facing the obstacles in our path can we achieve the extraordinary.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Hunt

Bozeman, Montana Film Short
Drama, Thriller

A middle aged, suicidal hunter battles the mistakes of his past while being hunted by a mysterious foe.

83%

This project got the green light!

Loveletter

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Biography

A disparage immigrant must face the reality of her codependency as she pursues her “American Dream.” Risking everything she has ever known.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Inner Rooms

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama

A short film about a young Mexican mother and her enduring love for her son who she believes is returning home.

85%

This project got the green light!

Sad SAC

Berkeley, California Series
Comedy, Family

As the second children in their Asian-American families, Priya and Audrey try to step out of the shadows of their successful older sisters.

105%

This project got the green light!

Jumpin’ Jacob - A Film by the Deeds Kids

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A young girl becomes haunted after hearing an old piano tune, quickly finding that there’s more than one way a song can take hold of you.

102%

This project got the green light!

When Women Rule The World: GEN XX

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

In 2070, a politician learns she’d poll better with a family and begrudgingly visits a Grooming School for Husbands for a quick fix.

100%

This project got the green light!

Lamia: A 16mm Basque Mythology Film

Middletown, Connecticut Film Short
Action, Fantasy

A Basque mythological creature struggles to preserve her identity after a man steals her egg.

100%

This project got the green light!

All is Well

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy

A dark comedy about two women in Colonial America trying to hide a body.

113%

This project got the green light!

The LatinXpert

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, News

The LatinXpert is a web series focused on uplifting and empowering the Latinx community in the U.S. through laughter, information & a little

103%

 

181 followers

Demonhuntr

Los Angeles, California Series
Horror, LGBTQ

A motley crew of queer friends in LA runs a business vanquishing demons while navigating their love (and sex) lives.

82%

This project got the green light!

Jeffrey: Hotel California

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Fantasy, Romance

Jeffrey is a dark magical love story that takes place in the afterlife where Jeffrey repairs the dead, so they can move on.  One mag

85%

This project got the green light!

Birds In The Sky

New Orleans, Louisiana Music Video
Romance, Musical

Like the birds in the sky...

105%

This project got the green light!

Ma Belle, My Beauty

New Orleans, Louisiana Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

When the third of a previously polyamorous romance visits, will confronting the past lead to a sensual re-awakening, or a painful whiplash?

85%

This project got the green light!

Animal Instincts

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Series
Comedy, Fantasy

After struggling through several arguments, a moon goddess and a werewolf visit Theodore Krumpkin for couples counseling.

84%

This project got the green light!

Only Strangers Sleep in my Bed

Middletown, Connecticut Film Short
Thriller

A young man cons a lonely woman into believing that he might be her long lost son only to find himself out of his depth.

102%

This project got the green light!

Lost Bayou

Lafayette, Louisiana Film Feature
Drama, Family

A struggling addict ventures out into the Louisiana swamp to discover that her estranged faith healer father is hiding a troubling secret.

118%

This project got the green light!

The After Party

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Mystery, Thriller

A well-known party girl stops in a dive bar for a nightcap and discovers she shares a horrific secret with four mysterious women.

110%

This project got the green light!

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